Telephone News

Pink Floyd’s Young Lust – Explained and Demystified

If you’re a fan of Pink Floyd’s Young Lust but are scratching you head as to all the beeps and boops you hear during the telephone call portion of the song – this article explains it all. I’ve been meaning to write this article for a long time now, but… Read more »

The Beginning of the End of AT&T Operators Started in 1992

It’s hard to imagine almost 30 years ago that the first Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems were coming online to eventually replace operators. In fact, AT&T no longer has an operators. At all! They got rid of them several years ago. This video came out in October 2021, but it… Read more »

The UK Speaking Clock

A great video on the UK Speaking Clock and its history.

The Old Days -Talkable Busy Signals

Evan Doorbell is mentioned in an article about talkable busy signals back in the old days where impromptu conferences were found. https://onezero.medium.com/the-prototype-for-clubhouse-is-40-years-old-and-it-was-built-by-phone-hackers-71389d117cad

AT&T and Frontier have let phone networks fall apart

Imagine that. Verizon as well. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/02/att-raised-phone-prices-153-as-service-got-steadily-worse-report-finds/